DuPont™ is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. One of DuPont’s unique innovations, Tyvek®, is a versatile, non-woven material made from high-density polyethylene continuous filaments – offering a portfolio of tough, durable sheet products that are stronger than paper and more cost-effective and adaptable than fabrics. Lightweight and durable, water-resistant yet breathable, DuPont™ Tyvek® comes in two different types: paper-like hard structure and fabric-like soft structure. Each comes in multiple grades for selection.
DuPont™ and Desall invite you to envision new creative applications for DuPont™ Tyvek®, a unique and versatile material
DuPont™ invites you to design and prototype new creative applications for DuPont™ Tyvek®, for a chance to win the Tyvek® DESIGN OF 2023 Award. Unleash your creativity, harnessing the expansive potential of this material that blends the properties of paper, film, and fabric, and apply now!
To enhance your design and increase your likelihood of selection, DuPont provides a complimentary Swatchbook. This sample book showcases the full range of Tyvek® materials as well as converted Tyvek® fabrics for both design and consumer applications. The Swatchbook facilitates informed decisions regarding material choices for your entry. You can find more information on how to request the Swatchbook here. For a deeper understanding of the properties of DuPont™ Tyvek® material, refer to the subsequent sections and consult the information provided by DuPont here.
Task: to design and prototype new creative applications for DuPont™ Tyvek®.
The applications can be, for instance, home-use, fashion and accessories, art, fine packaging, space and interior, and novelty. The aim is to incorporate at least 50% Tyvek® material in the prototype.
Anyone worldwide can participate; they can ask for a swatch book from DuPont and once they submit their contest idea, DuPont offers up to 5sqm of material for them to construct it.
Submission Deadline: November 30, 2023
There will be 3 winners ( prize: €3.000 each) & 17 special mentions (prize: giveaways & visibility perks). The winners will be announced by the end of December 2023.
Voting process: The 3 winners will be determined by a jury; the special mentions will be awarded based on community online voting.